"Superman and Captain America can be seen as Jewish creators imagining how they'd be awesome and powerful if they were white."
Both of Netanyahu's decisions caused a storm and created a rift with Diaspora Jews, most emphatically in the US.
The "difficulties" came in the form of both ultra-Orthodox parties in Netnayahu's coalition who declared their absolute objection to any official recognition of any Reform presence.
It is not an easy fact to swallow, but the real demographic problem for Jews is in the Diaspora and not in Israel.
'Most of the Jews in the United States, even those who come to Temple once in fifty years, or those that don’t come at all, are not Reform, and the Reform movement does not represent them.'
Alas, this dispute is not over a connection to God but over political turf, both regarding the Kotel and the conversions.
Former Justice Minister Moshe Nissim, appointed by Netanyahu to formulate government policy on conversions, only began to work on his assignment in November.
It's difficult to predict whether offended US Jews who discovered there's a limit to their political influence in their second-choice country will be able to keep up the turf war much longer.
AMCHA Initiative’s 2016 report indicates two main sources are responsible for anti-Semitism on campus.
An estimated 50,000 Jewish women are living in Arab villages and towns in Israel.
The Falash Mura are members of the Beta Israel community in Ethiopia and Eritrea who converted to Christianity over the past two centuries.
So we searched the text of this socially conscious, alternative prayer, and discovered it has no mention of three words: "Jews," "Jewish," and "Israel."
Each time MK Neguise, or foreign governments, or righteous lobbyists ask for another quota of Ethiopian immigrants who are Christian, not Jewish, they promise this is the last time.
This no longer looks like a slippery slope, folks, it's more like a greased pole.
WJC's Ronald Lauder warned of the rise of Hungary's anti-Semitic Jobbik party as he led the 'March of Life' with Hungarian Jews.
Israel has invested more than $125 million trying to bring young Jews to visit, with meager results.
The JPost couldn't help themselves, despite their attempt to come across as the rational side in this debate, when they referred to Amar as the "so-called chief rabbi of Jerusalem."
US Treasury Secy Jack Lew contends that French Jews really want to stay in France. They just want to be safe too.
Taglit-Birthright is a free 10-day educational trip offered to Jewish young men and women ages 18 to 26.
Efrat Chief Rabbi Shlomo Riskin plans appeal to Supreme Court over fight to stay in his position; city's mayor also vows support.
United Synagogue Youth teen board members are told ban is lifted on dating non-Jews, but "important" to date within the faith.
Tuition in Jewish American schools has reached $40,000 a year per child.
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is fighting to stay in the race on Super Tuesday.
"We must remember that beyond the disagreements, we are all one family."
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lost no time this year in publicly offering warm Chanukah greetings to the nation's Jewish community, even ahead of US Pres. Obama.